Monday, August 27, 2007

Profile list of 81 Orphans and Vulnerable Children

by: Nasir Al-Amin
Photo: Nasir Al-Amin

I have a list of 81 profiles of orphans and vulnerable children in need of urgent assistance. Through the Hiwot (Life) Campaign funds have been raised to provide assistance to 50 of these orphans. The following is a sample of that list:

He lives with his blind mother who is a beggar.His father is not alive.

She lives with a family who has no blood relationship with her and both are daily laborors.

She is an HIV positive child living with her HIV positive mother.The mother is a daily laboror and her father is not alive.

He is a single orphan living with his mother who is taking continious tratment for her mental health problem. The family depends on the support from neighbours and relatives.

He is a blind youngster living with his uncle. His uncle is a daily laboror(construciton work).

She is an HIV positive youngster living alone with the support of her friends and she is attending her class in a college being sponsored by the college. She has no relative here in Addis.

She is a double orphan living with her grandmother who has mental health problem. The family does not have its own income and depends on the support from relatives and neighbours.

He is a double orphan living with his grandmother in a temporary shelter. Both the child and his grandmother are totally dependant on a kind neighbour for their food.

She is a double orphan living with her grandmother's family who depends on her children's support.

She is a double orphan living with her grandmother's family. Her grandmother sells Injera and this is the income source for the family.

He is a double orphan living with his grandmother in a temporary shelter who is dependant on her neighbours support for her and the child's food.

He lives with his grand mother who does not have her own income except the support from her married children.

His mother is not alive and he lives with his HIV positive father who is a daily laborour.

She has lost her both parents and is currently living with her uncle who is a working as a guard.

She is a double orphan living with a family whom she has no blood relationship with.

She is also a double orphan living with her grandmother who sells charcoal on a road side. She is also works as a servant during the day time and attend school in the night.

She lives with her HIV positive mother who sells charcoal and her father is not alive.

He lives with his parents. His father is HIV positive and daily laboror. His mother is also daily laboror but not HIV positive.

She lives with her HIV positive parents who are both daily laborors.

These orphans are Our Shared Future! Contribute to the Hiwot (Life) Campaign today!

1 comment:

EmmaAnderson said...

Babe travelled from the sideboard to the table, trembling like chocolate pudding.. Republished in The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, and Other Sketches (1867), by Mark Twain, all of whose works are published by Harper & Brothers.. The feller took the box again, and took another long, particular look, and give it back to Smiley, and says, very deliberate, Well, he says, I don't see no p'ints about that frog that's any better'n any other frog.. Angle had it, and the school maintained that pronunciation ever after.. Republished in the volume, Sixes and Sevens (1911), by O.. We may explain this occurrence by the fact that the wish belongs to one system (the Unc.. At this unusual request the visitors looked much amazed, and Mrs.. His mental resolves had just reached this point when a new thought made itself known.. The odd clamor and confusion drew from a saloon near by a group of noisy youngsters, who had been making a night of it.. He would say that the house was not a hotel but a private residence during the period for which he has rented it.. He found his landmarks, and pointed out to us where the Passaic and the Hackensack flowed, invisible to us, hidden behind great ridges that in our sight were but combings of the green waves upon which we looked down.. She literally shook him into silence.. We--shall begin proceedings at once.. She was very much surprised to see him, and she intimated as much.. Another publisher who read the manuscript of the Anecdotes and Reminiscences thought that, with a little retouching and toning down of the high lights, he could make a really bright and salable volume of it.. But the needs of Babe were instant. I mean, said the Colonel, with a pained yet courteous smile, that this--er--gentleman--is in fact--er--one of my clients.. She was rather regretful about it this time.. She answers with unqualified praise, thereby silencing her own judgment, as she would prefer to tell the truth, namely, that he is an ordinary person.. for seven months, and a mortgage on ten mules belonging to the elder was drawn and signed...